openSUSE 10 Security Update : OpenOffice_org (OpenOffice_org-2408)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27135


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Following security problem was fixed in OpenOffice_org :

CVE-2006-5870: Bufferoverflows in WMF and Enhanced WMF handling in OpenOffice_org could be used to potentially execute code or crash OpenOffice_org. It is necessary that the user can be tricked to open a prepared document.

This update also adds code to later hook in the OfficeXML converter (


Update the affected OpenOffice_org packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27135

File Name: suse_OpenOffice_org-2408.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:OpenOffice_org, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:OpenOffice_org-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:OpenOffice_org-kde, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:OpenOffice_org-mono, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:OpenOffice_org-officebean, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2006/12/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5870